Hygienist Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Hygienist is $31.75 per hour.
Hygienist Total Pay (?
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$33,871 - $77,539
(Median)
34K
41K
54K
72K
MEDIAN: $54,141
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Hygienist Total Pay (?
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$22.82 - $44.31
(Median)
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39
44
MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$33,871 - $77,539  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,792  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$46,791 - $90,975  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 136
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$22.82 - $44.31  
   
Overtime
$33.90 - $45.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,792  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$46,791 - $90,975  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 136
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Job Description for Hygienist

  • Record the presence of diseases or abnormalities.
  • Examine patients teeth and gums.
  • Teach patients how to practice good oral hygiene.
  • Remove soft and hard deposits from teeth.
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Pay by Experience Level for Hygienist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Hygienist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
Experienced
up arrow 6%
National Average
$66,000
Late-Career
up arrow 2%
Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
97%
female alumni
 
Male
3%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 34% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 5% employee benefits None: 37%
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